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in suburban detroit. investigators are following up on a tip someone who claimed he saw a man who may have been hoffa being buried in that spot 35 years ago. >> we believe he's credible enough he believes what he saw that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the time line doesn't exactly add up to be mr. hoffa. but we do believe that he may have seen a body being interred. and as a result of that, we did the ground-penetrating radar that showed an anomaly. >> hoffa was last seen outside a restaurant in suburban detroit. his body has never been found. >>> an army brigadier general has been charged with several counts of sexual misconduct including forcible sex on his female subordinate. he's been based in ft. bragg since he was relieved of his command in afghanistan last may. the army will decide whether or not he faces court martial. >>> there may be yet another reason to enjoy a little chocolate in your diet. scientists in canada tested one component in chocolate to see if it boosted memory. it did seem t
. investigators will dig beneath a driveway in suburban detroit. that's where a tipster claims he saw a body that might have been hoffa's being buried 37 years ago. >>> a bizarre and shocking end for a rising actor in los angeles. police say former "sons of anarchy" actor johnny lewis beat his 81-year-old landlady to death, attacked and bit two other men nearby and then fell or jumped to his own death from the roof. officials say he also savagely killed his landlady's cat in a strange rampage. lewis had been arrested three times this year, and a probation report from back in may shows that police feared the 28-year-old suffered some serious chemical dependency or mental health problems. >>> nasa's curiosity rover is beaming back new clues about the red planet's ancient and watery past. these images suggest that a waist-deep stream once rushed through this very spot on mars. most convincing proof of water on mars to date. scientists say the rounded pebbles likely shaped by fast-moving water are truly an exciting find. >>> a new analysis of beer drinkers could reveal which way swing vote remem
eyes on a driveway in suburban detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the search for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit. they are going to take soil samples today to see if the answer to the mystery lies here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace the trail has led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried her around the time hoffa went missing. he told dan muldea, the author of "the off anwar sadats." >> very convinced hoffa is buried at this particular location. >> we believe the witness saw something and it was credible enough that we have to continue the investigation at this point. >> reporter: using ground-penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today they will take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit-area restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two m
front that's going to be causing showers from detroit all the way down to san antonio. a lot of rain with this system, anywhere from 3 to 4 inches of rain from san antonio up to springfield, missouri, and we've got big changes as far as the temperatures are concerned. we'll look at that in just a little bit. a look at those temperatures in the pacific northwest. 80s with sunshine and beautiful day here in the northeast and toasty weather in southern california today as well. that's what's >> good morning, everyone. it's another beautiful start for us. the clouds will be picking up this afternoon and this evening a 30% chance of a rain shower but dry during the >>> all right. that's your latest weather. >> all right, al, thanks. >>> planning a trip to new york city get ready to say good-bye to your bill gulp. new york become the first in the u.s. to limit the sale of large surgeriy drinks, a move being praised by some and criticized by others. nbc's craig melvin has the latest on this story. craig, good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, good morning to you. barring some sort of l
little rock all the way to detroit. how is she doing? >> the people scared her. >> what do you mean the people scared her? you scared her. >> you all right, sweetie? it's okay. >> getting close. all right. th >> good morning. we're expecting a lot of sunshine. it will be another warm day. >> okay. i think everything is all right. savannah. >> all right, al. thank you. now exciting news for beauty editor bobby brown. she just announced a new partnership with katie holmes to become the first celebrity face of bobby's makeup brand. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> you caught kind of a big fish here, this is exciting. >> how did this come about? >> went out with mutual friends, a tea together. we clicked, from the midwest. working moms. she's an actress, i'm not. we had a great time together. we talked about life and main things. we started talking about her fashion show. i told her i'd love to do the makeup. we collaborated there. organically it was like oh my god, would you consider, she said yes. >> this company, so successful, been around 21 years. >> 21 years. >> you've nev
. >> the older you get, the fewer syllables you need paragraph as far east as detroit, south of st. louis, super cell thunderstorms, hail and damaging winds. you can see they are already firing up from rhinelander, wisconsin all the way down to st. louis. rainfall one to three, as much as four inches of rain from rochester, minnesota, all way to te >> good morning. another warm and humid start. some storms could drop locally heavy amounts of rain. >>> and that's your latest weather. tamron. >> al, thank you. now to this morning's edition of "today's" professionals. here to weigh in star jones, donny deutsch and dr. nancy snyderman. good morning. >> i have my eyes closed. >> so rude. you leave it to her to dispose of it. >> like a man. >> moving on, like a woman, a strong woman, michelle obama's speech last night. i've read some of the reaction not just from democrats, not from liberals, republicans. michael steele said, quote, it was a hell of a speech. what do you say, star. >> i say 100%. my favorite line, women are more than capable of making decisions about their bodies and their health care
a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then, the search has taken investigators to northern michigan, to giants stadium in new jersey, and to a farm outside detroit where in 2006 the fbi raised a 3,000 foot barn and dug under it. once the leader of the teamsters, the nash's largest union, his connection with organized crime kept him in hot water. >> i believe the stories that hoffa was in a power struggle. i believe hoffa was killed by organized crime figures. >> reporter: that possibility could explain the informant's long silence. >> i mean, he is terrified. i could hear his voice tremble yesterday when i talked to him. >> reporter: could this be where the search for hoffa ends? >> we are investigating it as a cold case homicide. that's been our focus since the beginning. if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, great, it will end a major mystery. >> reporter: police say the work here will take about two hours. they're going to take that core soil sample, send it to a for
. a rick of strong storms from st the way from detroit down to little rock, as far east as columbus, could be possible hail, tornadoes could be isolated as well. we're looking at 1 to 3 inches of rain. tomorrow sunny and hot in the western part of the country from the plains all the way down to texas it's going to be sunny and warm. as we move on into sunday, look for late-day showers in new england. some clouds and possibly showers in the pacific northwest the rest of the country looking warm and dry. that's what's going on around the u.s. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> veronica johnson here. we could see the possibility of storms here tomorrow, down to richmond and up in philadelphia. but for today it's going to be quiet and dry where it's 72 degrees right now. we've got a lot of sunshine across the area. today's high 91 degrees. feeling a little bit of heat today. 88 for saturday. talking about late afternoon and evening storms through the evening. there's a 70% chance probably starting at about >> of course the first time we get to say this. it's sunday night foo
wearing niners red and gold or detroit team colors while patrolling stands and parking lot and enforce the nfl's zero tolerance policy kicking out anyone causing trouble. people kicked out will have to complete a four-hour online class on conduct before being allowed back into an nfl game. >>> coming up at 7:00, a new option for getting around san francisco that will take you out on the bay. we'll have that at 7:00. >>> for nbc news this is "weekend today." ". >> i'm maria shriver. >> welcome to the first edition of "sunday today. ". >> this morning we celebrate a milestone, 25 years of bringing you the stories that matter from trips around the world. >> once again we're on the road this morning in jerusalem. >> and freedom fighters becoming icons -- >> a salute from mr. nelson mandela. >> to the trial of the century -- >> what was the first thought that went through your mind when you heard the not guilty verdict? >> as well as the international cu custody dispute. >> the 6-year-old brought out of the home. >> there's been indescribable human tragedy. >> we have been reporting on the
missing since 1975 as police sample soil from a driveway in suburban detroit. investigators are following up on a tip from someone who claims he saw a man who may have been hoffa being buried in that spot some 37 years ago. >> we believe he's credible enough that he believes what he saw. that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the time line doesn't exactly add up. to be mr. hoffa. but we do believe that he may have seen a body being interred. and as a result of that, we did the ground-penetrating radar that showed an anomaly. >> he was last seen outside a restaurant in suburban detroit, his body has never been found. >>> trouble in the skies as fliers restrain an aggressive and unruly passenger. tom costello covers aviation for us. good morning. >> this happened on united flight 473 from chicago to orange county, california, last night. about an hour into the four-hour flight, a passenger began harassing other passengers and had to be held down by passengers. >> please help me! they're hurting me! i can
. a lot of wet weather in northern new england today. risk of strong storms in chicago and around detroit. beautiful in the pacific >>> we actually have a very slight risk of strong thunderstorms developing later on today. good morning. i'm meteorologist christina loren. right now we just have isolated cells mostly on the east end of the bay area. you can see, though, we are getting some pretty good rainfall all the way from san jose to milpitas. watch out for slick conditions as we have had these on-and-off showers for the past two hours. throughout the day we'll continue to see that trend. as we head throughout this afternoon, thunderstorms will become more likely as we accumulate that daytime heating. >>> i'm thinking of convening a panel right now. a little construction off the plaza. >> look out below. >> yikes. >> mr. roker, thank you. when we come back we'll talk to the author of the new "vanity fair" article about tom cruise and the church of scientology's effort to audition a wife for him. that's the article. back after this. og#wvs#q'ppu;v? ♪ nope. [ female announcer ] charmin
through the upper mississippi river valley, including chicago on into detroit. and indianapolis, beautiful in the pacific northwest. sunny and hot from texas non to the southwest. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> veronica johnson here keeping an eye on the radar. we have showers already showing pup. take a look at them. light shower around frederick, maryland and approaching shower around leesburg and that's headed towards restin and chantilly. cloud cover across the area, just a few peeks and pokes of sunshine. we're at 79 degrees right now. we'll see a high today like yesterday upper 80s, but some storms possible downpours later >>> i'm thinking of convening a panel right now. a little construction off the plaza. >> look out below. >> yikes. >> mr. roker, thank you. when we come back we'll talk to the author of the new "vanity fair" article about tom cruise and the church of scientology's effort to audition a wife for him. that's the article. back after this. og#wvs#q'ppu;v? ♪ nope. [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft
. a rick of strong storms from detroit down to little rock as far east as columbus. could be possible hail, tornadoes in this could be isolated as well. looking at anywhere from one to three inches of rain for that region. now for tomorrow look for afternoon storms along the eastern seaboard, into the mid-atlantic states, sunny and hot in the western part of the country from the plains all the way down to texas, sunny and warm. then as we move into sunday, look for late day showers in new england some clouds, possibly showers in the pacific northwest. the rest of the country looking warm and >> good morning. we are waking up to mostly clear skies. it will be another one day. >> of course the first time we get to say this. it's sunday night football night in america. this is a good one. ben roethlisberger and the pittsburgh steelers coming to mile high stadium. peyton manning first regular season game as a bronco. the sports authority feels mile high, clear, mild, 75 to 79. they will be talking about this one on monday so you better watch sunday on sunday night football night in america. ma
. >> our today's pick city, detroit, michigan, partly sunny, 82 degrees. it's going to be a nice day today. we have remnants of isaac down in the gulf. another front coming in from the plains. so we're looking at a risk of strong storms in the mid plains. going to be hot given in texas today. dangerous rip currents due to hurricane leslie out in the atlantic, stretching from the florida coast to the mid-atlantic. and look for more showers >> good morning.he northernin the temperature will be way above average for this time of year. a mixture of sun and clouds. >> and that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thanks. we have the associate dean for student affairs for oklahoma university. who you guys playing this weekend? oh, are you going to have a long trip home. let's get a check of the weather from -- osh, no, we just did that. when we come back, we'll meet the lady who designed michelle obama's dress she wore at the convention. that's tracy reese. she's inside our studio. and also we're going to take a look at savannah's interview with eva longoria down in charlotte. but first, these me
detroit all the way to san antonio. lot of rain with this system. anywhere from 3 to 4 inches of rain from san antonio up to springfield, missouri. we have big changes as far as the temperatures are concerned. we'll look that tha in a bit. in the 80s with sunshine. 80s along the southeastern atlantic coast. beautiful day in the northeast. we >>> good morning to you. i want to start with this live picture of sunol where we do have some clouds. they're actually clearing so quickly, you can see them moving with the naked eye. temperatures are going to be just about as hot as they were yesterday. 79 in redwood city, 80 in los gatos. 75 for fremont and 89 degrees in concord. not quite as hot. we're going to ramp them right back up as we head through your saturday and then cooler, cloudier weather as we head into next week. >>> all right. that's your >>> that's your latest weather. >>> al, thanks. if you're planning a trip to new york city, get ready to say goodbye to your big gulp. new york is the first to limit the sale of large sugary drinks. being praised by some but criticized by others. cr
al roker. >> thanks very much. a rick of strong storms from detroit down to little rock as far east as columbus. could be possible hail, tornadoes in this could be isolated as well. looking at anywhere from one to three inches of rain for that region. now for tomorrow look for afternoon storms along the eastern seaboard, into the mid-atlantic states, sunny and hot in the western part of the country from the plains all the way down to texas, sunny and warm. then as we move into sunday, look for late day showers in new england some clouds, possibly showers in the pacific northwest. the rest of the country looking >> west coast looking spectacular. we're done with the humidity from yesterday, the thunderstorms have exited the area. and we are left with all of these 70s around the bay. 73 degrees in fremont, really nice along the east shore, 75 in oakland, and even in san francisco where it's clear right now, 67 degrees in the heat of the day. we're going to drop off when it comes to inland temperatures in particular, as we head through the weekend, down to a low 80 on sunday. then 89 d
front that' cold front that's causing showers from detroit all the way down to san antonio. a lot of rain with this system. anywhere from three to four inches of rain from san antonio up to springfield, missouri. we have big changes as far as the temperature is concerned. we'll look at that in a bit. look at the temperatures in the pacific northwest, 80s with sunshine. a beautiful day here in the northeast. we have toasty weather in southern california as well. that's what's going on around the country, here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning, i'm tom kierein. another chilly morning on this friday morning. under partly cloudy skies. more humid. temperatures low to mid-50s in most of the ea. reagan national 64, patchy fog. later around 80. a slight chance of a sprinkle tonight. a gorgeous weekend. saturday and sunday, lots of sun. afternoon highs near 80. might get rain monday afternoon into latest weather. >> all right, al, thanks. >>> planning a trip to new york city get ready to say good-bye to your bill gulp. new york become the first in the u.s. to
. charlie, norah, gayle. >> authorities are following a new tip on jimmy hoffa to a driveway near detroit. a man told police he believes he saw the long time teamsters boss being buried there 35 years ago. investigators will take soil samples tomorrow. hoffa was last seen july 30, 1975 outside a suburban detroit restaurant. he was on his way to a meeting with another teamster official and mobster boss. there was speculation he was buried under the old giants stadium in new jersey or thrown into a florida swamp. >> tough decision when should older drivers stop driving. a new study say doctors can play a significant role. researchers found when doctors tell patients they may not be fit to drive or when they tell the dmv there's a drop in serious crash injuries. most of the patients in the study were more than 60 years old. it's unclear if those patients drove less or just more carefully. in the u.s. it's estimated 600,000 older drivers hand over their keys every year. >>> a group in switzerland plans to unveil a portrait today claiming it is an earlier version of the mona lisa painted by le
in detroit, vice president biden was even more animated. >> you want to know whether we're better off, i got a little better off? i have a bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and gm is alive. >> reporter: the president using team to prepare for the presidential debate. something said did earn a retort as they sparred over their economic plans getting into a battle of sports metaphors. >> 23 million people out of work or underemployed. let me tell you, if you have a coach that's 0 and 23 million, you say it's time to get a new coach. >> he said he's going to be the coach that leads america to a winning season, and i've got one piece of advice for you about the romney/ryan game plan, ohio. punt it away. it won't work. >> reporter: other notable speakers an moments to look for tonight, first night of the convention, a tribute to ted kennedy, jimmy carter addresses delegates by video. both the president's sister and first lady's brother will be addressing the convention. matt. >> chuck todd, thank you very much. paul ryan is the vice presidential candidate on the republican ticket. c
mississippi river valley, including chicago, on into detroit and indianapolis. beautiful in the pacific northwest. sunny and hot in texas on into >> good morning. another warm and humid start. some storms could drop locally heavy amounts of rain. >>> i'm thinking of convening a panel right now. a little construction off the plaza. >> look out below. >> yikes. >> mr. roker, thank you. when we come back we'll talk to the author of the new "vanity fair" article about tom cruise and the church of scientology's effort to audition a wife for him. that's the article. back after this. og#wvs#q'ppu;v? ♪ nope. [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft is so soft you'll have to remind your family they can use less. charmin ultra soft is made with extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent. plus you can use four times less versus the leading value brand. don't worry, there's plenty left for you dad. we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin ultra soft? they're whole grain good... and yummy good. real fruit pieces. 12 grams of whole grains and a creamy yogurt flavored coating. quaker yogurt
enough to attend cranbrook in suburban detroit. as of this year the cost of a full ride year's tuition is $38,900. do you think we owe as a nation every pupil in america the equivalent of a $38,900 education every year? >> well, i don't know that a dollar number always equates to how effective the teacher is. i was delighted to have a terrific education at what was a private institution. that's not going to be available for the entire nation, but i know that there are teachers in the public system that are every bit as good as those in the private system. i don't know that i place a dollar figure upon it because in fact as i look at my own experience in my state of massachusetts, dollar spending per pupil wasn't a very good determining of how well the student would do. i remember at one point i looked at all the school districts in massachusetts. we have 351 cities and towns, and i plotted spending per student against the achievement of the average student in each district, and there was no relationship at all interestingly, and as a matter of fact the district that spent the most per
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city, detroit, michigan. local, warm, partly sunny, 82 degrees, a nice day today. we've got remnants of isaac down in the gulf. we've got wet weather making its way through the mid-atlantic states park of a front pushing through there. another front from the plains. we're looking at a risk of some strong storms in the mid plains. hot again in texas, dangerous rip currents due to hurricane leslie out in the atlantic stretching from the florida coast all the way up into the mid-atlantic. those rip currents and heavy surf advisories will move up into the northeast later on this week. and look for some more showers hanging around the northern plains. that's >>> 8:06 now on a thursday morning. getting some phenomenal live pictures into our newsroom. this is actually from san brew know looking down over the bay. we have got gray skies and showers coming down. yes, showers in september! as you can see right now, most of the activity is racing into the east bay. we got some showers coming down over discovery bay. all of this activity will start to wind down as we head through the next couple
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